WASHINGTON (WJZ) — We’re getting closer to peak bloom for the cherry blossoms along the National Mall.

On Thursday, the buds entered stage four of six.

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Peak bloom averages six to 10 days after reaching stage four.

Now, you can watch the progress live!

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The National Park Service launched the Bloom Cam.

Originally, peak bloom was predicted for April 2-5.

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Now, some say with the warmer weather, this weekend it could come sooner.

CBS Baltimore Staff